17th September: BBC NOW appoints Lisa Tregale as director, Cello concert at the end in Neubrandenburg, Concerts without mobile phones

Tuesday 17th September '19

BBC NOW appoints Lisa Tregale as director The BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales has announced the appointment of Lisa Tregale as its new director, taking up the role in the New Year. Tregale is …

8th July: Young artist focus and a bandstand: the Proms on TV, BSO calling for disability inclusion, A man who slept with his guitar – João Gilberto tribute

Monday 8th July '19

Young artist focus and a bandstand: the Proms on TVBBC seeks to attract new audiences to its festival coverageWith two weeks to go before the Proms opens, the BBC has unveiled its plans for television …

Home office bans disabled musicians from travelling to Edinburgh, GSMD launches new Masters in Electronic Music and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians officially locked out

Tuesday 18th June '19

Home office bans disabled musicians from travelling to Edinburgh for cultural event Campaigners are appealing to the public to back their petition to overturn the decision.The decision to bar 19-year-old violinist Jyothi Kalaiselvi and 25-year-old keyboardist …

28th September: Women in Music Power List 2018, Musician’s touring visas and Met Opera commissions female composers

Friday 28th September '18

What happened in this week's #ClassicalNews? Top industry names honoured in BBC Woman's Hour power list Beyoncé has been named music's most powerful woman by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.The superstar came first in a list of …

29th November: Dispute of Beethoven’s manuscript, the Vision String Quartet & Menahem Pressler

Tuesday 29th November '16

Classical News In today's classical news, Beethoven's manuscript is to be auctioned at Sotheby's, however the authenticity of the manuscript is being disputed between an academic based in University of Manchester and Sotheby's Director of books and …

17th November: The 5th LCMF, Love Classical 2017 & Nigel Kennedy talks Brexit

Thursday 17th November '16

Classical News In today's classical news, new plans for a new arts centre in the heart of Edinburgh have been announced. The 5th London Contemporary Music Festival will take place on 15th, 17th and 18th of …

24th September: Gay rights hecklers at the New York Met, Pope loves Mozart, and J.S Bach: secret thug?

Tuesday 24th September '13

Guardian Revealed: the violent, thuggish world of the young JS Bach John Eliot Gardiner's research has shattered 'sanitised' versions of the composer's lifeTelegraphMozart music best for council calls put on hold Local authorities use Mozart's pieces more than …

12th July: The Chalk Legend, Nina Schumann and Yvonne Fontane

Thursday 12th July '12

The GuardianHow Dorset's 1000-year-old Viking bones inspired my new oratorioAs the BSO's composer, I was tasked with writing a piece for the London 2012 festival. And it was the skeletons in Dorset's cupboard that inspired …